Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Citizenship and nationality http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: New Visa and Migration Rules http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403822_text Citizenship and nationality; Immigration and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403822_text Global Legal Monitor: Austria: Reform of Citizenship Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403664_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403664_text Global Legal Monitor: Brazil: Naturalization Annulment Requires a Judicial Procedure http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403490_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403490_text Global Legal Monitor: Moldova: Ban on Use of Communist Symbols http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403412_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403412_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Charter Listing the Rights and Duties of the Citizen http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402887_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 18 Nov 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402887_text Global Legal Monitor: Sudan: Citizenship Changed for Residents from the South http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402753_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402753_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Revocation of Citizenship Following Conviction for Serious Security Offenses http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402600_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 01 Apr 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402600_text Global Legal Monitor: Denmark: Righting of Mistakes in Denial of Citizenship to Eligible Stateless Persons http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402536_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402536_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Preference Given to Israeli-Manufactured Flags http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402450_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 29 Dec 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402450_text Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania: Dual Citizenship Law Vetoed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402394_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402394_text Global Legal Monitor: France: Decree on Flag Desecration http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402254_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402254_text Global Legal Monitor: South Korea: Permanent Dual Nationality Allowed after 60 Years http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402187_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 24 Aug 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402187_text Global Legal Monitor: Lebanon: Citizenship Denied to Children of Lebanese Mothers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402003_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 24 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402003_text Global Legal Monitor: Belgium: Draft Law on Nationality http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401935_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 21 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401935_text Global Legal Monitor: Lebanon: Court Rules Children Have Right to Acquire Citizenship of Mother http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401445_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 20 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401445_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: Bill Allowing Dual Citizenship Passed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401341_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 10 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401341_text Global Legal Monitor: Kuwait: Ministry of Justice Provides Marriage Certificate to Stateless Woman http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401242_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya).... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401242_text Global Legal Monitor: Lebanon: Law Being Drafted on Citizenship Issue http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401045_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya). The Woman and Child Committee of the Lebanese Parliament is in the process of debating a draft law to give the children of Lebanese women married to foreigners Lebanese citizenship. However, some members of the Committee... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 27 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401045_text Global Legal Monitor: Japan: Nationality Law Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540852_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya). The Woman and Child Committee of the Lebanese Parliament is in the process of debating a draft law to give the children of Lebanese women married to foreigners Lebanese citizenship. However, some members of the Committee The Diet (Japan's parliament) passed a bill to revise the Nationality Law on December 5, 2008. It was promulgated December 12 as Law No. 88 of 2008. Some parts of the amendment were effective upon the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540852_text Global Legal Monitor: Luxembourg: New Citizenship Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540813_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya). The Woman and Child Committee of the Lebanese Parliament is in the process of debating a draft law to give the children of Lebanese women married to foreigners Lebanese citizenship. However, some members of the Committee The Diet (Japan's parliament) passed a bill to revise the Nationality Law on December 5, 2008. It was promulgated December 12 as Law No. 88 of 2008. Some parts of the amendment were effective upon the The aim of the Law of October 23, 2008, on Luxembourgian citizenship is to take into account the societal changes of the last 50 years and consolidate the integration of foreigners residing in Luxembourg. The Law,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Dec 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540813_text Global Legal Monitor: Russia: Citizenship Acquisition to Be Simplified http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540682_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya). The Woman and Child Committee of the Lebanese Parliament is in the process of debating a draft law to give the children of Lebanese women married to foreigners Lebanese citizenship. However, some members of the Committee The Diet (Japan's parliament) passed a bill to revise the Nationality Law on December 5, 2008. It was promulgated December 12 as Law No. 88 of 2008. Some parts of the amendment were effective upon the The aim of the Law of October 23, 2008, on Luxembourgian citizenship is to take into account the societal changes of the last 50 years and consolidate the integration of foreigners residing in Luxembourg. The Law, On September 22, 2008, the upper chamber of the Russian legislature, the Federation Council, adopted amendments to the Russian Federal Law on Citizenship, aimed at the simplification of the citizenship acquisition procedure for nationals of the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 30 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540682_text Global Legal Monitor: Israel: Revocation of Citizenship http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540640_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya). The Woman and Child Committee of the Lebanese Parliament is in the process of debating a draft law to give the children of Lebanese women married to foreigners Lebanese citizenship. However, some members of the Committee The Diet (Japan's parliament) passed a bill to revise the Nationality Law on December 5, 2008. It was promulgated December 12 as Law No. 88 of 2008. Some parts of the amendment were effective upon the The aim of the Law of October 23, 2008, on Luxembourgian citizenship is to take into account the societal changes of the last 50 years and consolidate the integration of foreigners residing in Luxembourg. The Law, On September 22, 2008, the upper chamber of the Russian legislature, the Federation Council, adopted amendments to the Russian Federal Law on Citizenship, aimed at the simplification of the citizenship acquisition procedure for nationals of the On July 28, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Nationality Law (Amendment No. 9, 5768-2008). The amendment regulates the revocation of Israeli citizenship in cases specified by law. The main significance of the amendment is... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 08 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540640_text Global Legal Monitor: Uganda: New Law to Allow Dual Citizenship http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540600_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya). The Woman and Child Committee of the Lebanese Parliament is in the process of debating a draft law to give the children of Lebanese women married to foreigners Lebanese citizenship. However, some members of the Committee The Diet (Japan's parliament) passed a bill to revise the Nationality Law on December 5, 2008. It was promulgated December 12 as Law No. 88 of 2008. Some parts of the amendment were effective upon the The aim of the Law of October 23, 2008, on Luxembourgian citizenship is to take into account the societal changes of the last 50 years and consolidate the integration of foreigners residing in Luxembourg. The Law, On September 22, 2008, the upper chamber of the Russian legislature, the Federation Council, adopted amendments to the Russian Federal Law on Citizenship, aimed at the simplification of the citizenship acquisition procedure for nationals of the On July 28, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Nationality Law (Amendment No. 9, 5768-2008). The amendment regulates the revocation of Israeli citizenship in cases specified by law. The main significance of the amendment is On August 17, 2008, the Ugandan Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill of 2008 was introduced on the floor of the Ugandan Parliament. The bill will give effect to the Constitution... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 28 Aug 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540600_text Global Legal Monitor: Mexico: Law on National Symbols Amended http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540313_text Citizenship and nationality - On December 13, 2013, the Parliament of Georgia passed, on a first reading, the Bill on the Legal Status of Foreign and Stateless Individuals. (Legal Status of Foreigners Will Be Regulated by a New Law On July 30, 2013, Austria amended its Citizenship Act (Bundesgesetz mit dem das Staatsburgerschaftsgesetz geandert wird [Amending Act to the Citizenship Act] (July 30, 2013), BUNDESGESETZBLATT I 136/2013), RIS [Rechtsinformationssystem, The Legal Information System of On February 7, 2013, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court decided that an alien's naturalization as a Brazilian citizen can only be annulled through a judicial procedure and not through an administrative act. The decision was made On July 12, 2012, the Moldovan Parliament adopted legislation banning the use of communist symbols. The law came into effect on October 1, 2012. (Communist Symbols Entirely Banned in Moldova [in Russian], VITEBSKII On November 15, 2011, France's Haut conseil andagrave; l'int;gration (High Council for Integration) presented to the Minister of the Interior a draft of a charter listing the rights and duties of the French citizen. Foreign nationals On July 13, 2011, the Parliament of Sudan passed a law that ends Sudanese citizenship for residents of the newly independent state of South Sudan. Although the legislation had yet to have its third reading, Member On March 28, 2011, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Nationality Law, 5712-1952. The amendment authorizes a court, at the request of the Minister of Interior, with the written approval of the Attorney It was reported on February 15, 2011, that more than 400 young stateless persons in Denmark had been unaware of their right to Danish citizenship under two United Nations Conventions, the 1989 Convention on the Rights On December 7, 2010, the Knesset (Israel's Parliament) passed an amendment to the Flag and Emblem Law, 5709-1949. The amendment prohibits the state, local authorities, and public bodies from acquiring Israeli flags unless the flags were On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE France's Decree 2010-835 of July 21, 2010, on the offense of desecration of the national flag, prescribes that, in addition to the cases covered by article 433-5-1 of the Criminal Code, the desecration of the flag On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, which comes into full effect on January 1, 2011. By passing this amendment, South Korea, for the first time since On June 16, 2009, a Lebanese court of first instance issued a landmark decision granting Lebanese citizenship to the children of a Lebanese mother married to a non-Lebanese father. Samira Soueidan filed the lawsuit on behalf On April 2, 2010, the Belgian Council of Ministers endorsed a draft law amending the Belgian Nationality Code. The proposal was presented to the Council by Justice Minister Stefaan De Clerck. (Press Release, Premier Ministre de In the first decision of its kind in Lebanon, a court of first instance recently issued a judgment giving children of a deceased non-Lebanese father the right to acquire their mother's Lebanese citizenship. The public prosecution It was reported on May 17, 2009, that the Ugandan Parliament has passed into law a bill allowing dual citizenship and sent it to the President's desk for signature (Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill On March 25, 2009, for the first time in Kuwait, a personal status court issued a decision compelling the Ministry of Justice to provide a marriage certificate to a woman considered to be "stateless" (bidun jinsiya). The Woman and Child Committee of the Lebanese Parliament is in the process of debating a draft law to give the children of Lebanese women married to foreigners Lebanese citizenship. However, some members of the Committee The Diet (Japan's parliament) passed a bill to revise the Nationality Law on December 5, 2008. It was promulgated December 12 as Law No. 88 of 2008. Some parts of the amendment were effective upon the The aim of the Law of October 23, 2008, on Luxembourgian citizenship is to take into account the societal changes of the last 50 years and consolidate the integration of foreigners residing in Luxembourg. The Law, On September 22, 2008, the upper chamber of the Russian legislature, the Federation Council, adopted amendments to the Russian Federal Law on Citizenship, aimed at the simplification of the citizenship acquisition procedure for nationals of the On July 28, 2008, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Nationality Law (Amendment No. 9, 5768-2008). The amendment regulates the revocation of Israeli citizenship in cases specified by law. The main significance of the amendment is On August 17, 2008, the Ugandan Citizenship and Immigration Control (Amendment) Bill of 2008 was introduced on the floor of the Ugandan Parliament. The bill will give effect to the Constitution An amendment to Mexico's Law on the Coat of Arms, the Flag, and the National Anthem that was passed in January of 2008 mandates that under no circumstances may a reproduction of the coat of arms... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540313_text